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. >>> sandy's aftermath. dozens dead. millions without power. billions of dollars in damage. storm is gone but its effects linger. >> hip get it all together. all right? i promise. i promise. you're is going to be okay. >> the process of cleaning up begins as residents along the battered coast try to get their lives back to normal. >> we feel for everybody here because we are everybody here. >> sandy muting the presidential race, the candidates campaign in the final days to the election. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, november 1, 2012. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. recovery is slow going for millions of people affected by sandy and the superstorm is not done yet. storm remnants triggered flood watch warnings from northern new england and mid-atlantic states. winter storm warnings for central appalachians and flooding advisories across the lower great lakes. 74 people have been killed by the mega storm at one point. 60 million people were without power. it's fallen to 40 million people. and back up batteries and generate ors are failing
. >>> and life is still a far cry from normal in "new york post" sandy. we have a story on life in one of the hardest hit states. >>> when you have a city with the largest subbasis testimony, when it is down, it is crippling. some lines were up today. but you cannot escape post sandy new york. >> reporter: everywhere you go, it is there. >> everything has been touched by sandy. >> reporter: from long island, where houses are destroyed, lights out, cars dead, still. to new york city, where frustration is the new normal. >> get in front of me. >> reporter: here, three long days in the dark and three long hours for gas are taking their toll. speaking of tolls are free, but you pay in waiting. if you have less than three people in the car you don't get over a bridge or new a tunnel. >> move to the front, let's go. >> reporter: no news story can wrap up the toll of super storm sandy. the death toll is 97. more than half in the tristate area. today, the discovery of two boys swept from their mother on a staten island street at the height of the storm, they got out to get help, but she could
. >>> road to recovery. as the task of cleaning up after sandy begins, fear of the storm gives way to frustration and its afterma aftermath. >> took me two hours to get here from hoboken. i have no gas. >> stop it. >>> millions remain in the dark and some could be without power for days. >> it could be a commitment to walk down because we wouldn't be coming back up. >>> while others survey the damage from sandy, which could go down as one of the costliest storms in history. >> it's november 1 and bills need to be made and i don't have, you know, money. >>> with the storm gone, the candidates go on the attack in the closing days of the presidential race. >> the policies of the last four years in my view are not the policies that america needs for the future. >> governor romney has been using all his talents as a salesman to dress up these very same policies that failed our salesman to dress up these very same policies that failed our country so badly. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody. i'm terrell brown. the painfully slow recovery continues in the aftermath of hu
, november 1, 2012. welcome to cbs "this morning." the aftermath of sandy remains overwhelming, the death toll soars and 5 million people remain without power. >> massive gas shortages are causing anger and panic but subway and trains begin to move slowly. >> and the presidential campaign gets busy again. we'll check with the newest polls with just five days to >> we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >>> we are here for you. and we will not forget, we will follow up to make sure that you get all the help that you need until you rebuild. >> the northeast begins its long road to recovery. >> the death toll from sandy is now up to at least 74. >> 5 million customers are still waiting for the power to come on. >> debris from this storm is stacked on streets. >> when i left everything was intact. >> there are long lines for gas in hard hit areas. >> i got no gas. >> limited subway service will begin this morning. >> as much as the water has gone down we're still two levels worth of water until we get to tracks? >> absolutely. >> the election is only five d
correspondents will bring you extensive coverage of the long road to recovery from hurricane sandy. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. this barrier island on the new jersey shore is one of the areas hit hardest by hurricane sandy. in a moment, we'll show you what the storm did to this community and talk to some of the people who live here. they're facing a fourth day without power as the nights grow colder. but first, the number of people who lost their lives in this storm is now up to at least 87 in nine states. in new york city, firefighters and police went door to door checking on residents. mayor michael bloomberg said the death toll in the city is up to 37 now. today, police recovered the bodies of two staten island children who were literally torn from their mother's arms and swept away on floodwaters monday. millions of people in 11 states from virginia to new hampshire are spending a fourth night in the dark. nearly 4.5 million homes and businesses are without electricity. but the cavalry is on the way. the air force i
, power outages, traffic nightmares. tensions begin to boil over in the wake of hurricane sandy. >>> with four days to go until the election, could day's jobs report be a game-changer? >> john dickerson will take us through the road map to victory for each candidate. >>> we begin with today's "eye opener" your world in 90 seconds. >> red cross should have been here. there should -- i have someone coming. >> anger, fear and frustration grow as millions spend another night in the dark. >> we could have died! we couldn't breathe! >> the misery on staten island is being felt by residents in new york and new jersey. >> we have no surprise. our kids are homeless. they're cold. >> millions still have no power. long lines for the little gas that's left. >> it's a dog fight out here. >> this is like pre-apocalyptic scenarios, you know. >> would you like to see inside? >> what does it look like in there? >> pretty awful. >> if you vote for me, we'll win this election. we'll keep moving forward. >> the sign out front is forward. i think forewarned is better. >> the good thing about voting
back to where it had been before hurricane sandy. in new york carpool restrictions have been lifted, and most subway lines are running. power has been restored to all but a 10th of new york city residents. warming centers remain open for those still without lek tries. schools will be open tomorrow for 1 million new york city school students. governor christie is urging schools that have not open to be creative to get students back to the classroom. >> we've got a lot of work to do but we've already accomplished a lot, from 2.7 million people out of power, we're down to under a million in less than six days of work so we're making progress, doing the things we need to do. you know i will continue to ride herd over these folks and make sure what needs to get done will get done. >> gas continues to be raged but the governor says he hopes to lift that order soon and he insists there is no gas shortage in the statement he says the long gas lines should subside now that refineries are running again, and that president obama has ordered millions of gallons of gas sent to the region. aid to
of sandy storm >> we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. . >>> we're in this election. we'll finish what we started. . it you to walk with me. let's walk together. we're taking back america. >> president obama and mitt romney blitz the swing state in a race still too close to call. >> only one full day of campaigning left. >> all of this comes down to turnout because frankly there's very few if undecided votes left. >> the campaign we built is a close race. we think the president is in a good position to win. >> we think romney will win ohio. >> i think it's impossible to call. >> it's a week now since sandy hit but the people who lost everything and are suffering now in the bitter cold, it feels like an eternity. >> sitting here bundled up. it's terrible. >> as many as 40,000 new yorkers may need temporary housing. forecasters are predicting a nor'easter will slam the region on wednesday. >> me i can be hungry but i don't want my children to be hungry. >> a group of african painted dogs attacked a child who fell into the zoo. >> he used a prostheti
pelley. >> pelley: good evening. 110. that's the new death toll from hurricane sandy, and it's not likely to stop there. bodies are being found today in homes as rescue workers reach into the hardest-hit areas. the pictures that struck us today were of justice one family in staten island, new york. 14-year-old kate at her grandparent's house. her mother, julie, trying to pull something recognizable from the rubble. and sheila and dominick trayna holding on to their memories and contemplating the future. the insurance industry estimates economic losses from the storm at $50 billion. second only to hurricane katrina. more than three million homes and businesses are still without power as the nights grow colder. in parts of new york and new jersey, there's high anxiety as the gas gauge drops to empty and the lines go on for hours. this evening, new york city's mayor reversed himself and canceled sunday's new york city marathon. his hand forced by withering criticism. >> they got generators over there to keep the runners warm. we need the help! >> pelley: the starting line for the race was to
sandy. just a few hours ago, the marathon was canceled at the public backlash over earlier plans to go ahead and have it. new yorkers complained that the marathon would take police and other resources away from the areas hard hit by the storm five days ago. mayor michael bloom issued a statement saying, "we cannot -- bloomberg issued a statement saying, "we cannot allow this to distract attention away from the critically important work that is being done to recover from the storm and get our city back on track." many of those affected by the storm agree. >> life changes, you know. sometimes you've got to cancel things. i mean there was no halloween. >> folks helping with the race have shifted their focus, now helping out-of-town runners that don't need the hotel rooms anymore to donate those rooms to families displaced by the storm. >>> sandy's force is very visible on staten island where the marathon was suppose to start. both are piled on top of each other. houses are torn from their foundations, and they pushed them hundreds of feet away into the march. homes have been boarded up. s
for the battleground states. >> we'll see you then. people who lost their homes in super storm sandy are trying to salvage what they can as they brace for the possible noreaster. a million people remain without power one week after the storm. >> commuting is difficult with gas shortages and mass transit problems and now another storm heading to the area. one homeowner who barely made it out alive. >> reporter: good evening. there are so many people in this hard hit community who have lost absolutely everything they own. this afternoon we spoke to one man who clung to life but using his roof top as a life raft. he holds up one of the few possessions he didn't lose. >> my military uniform. >> the father of two survived a wrack and 9/11. but the water from the storm was almost too much. >> got close enough we didn't have to be in the water too long. a couple strokes. jumped from the dining room table on to the roof. stayed on the roof for about an hour. >> you floated out of here on your neighbor's roof. >> picked the home up off its foundation and dropped it back down about a half mile from here.
. >>> nearly half of new york's deaths from hurricane sandy happened on staten island. residents are outraged and many believe the communithas been ignored in the days following sandy while aid goes to other parts of new york and new jersey. power is out and dozens of streets are impassable. >>> meanwhile, authorities at fauquier county are also investigating a stabbing and deadly shooting involving a police officer there. the incident started as a dui crash investigation. but ended in gunfire along tacketts mill. surae chinn joins us live from cedar run, virginia with more on what happened. surae, unusual story. >> reporter: it is. and i'll help you walk through this strange investigation. but i will tell you virginia state police just finished a press briefing less than an hour ago. it started as a dui crash as you mentioned, howard, down the street here just across the bend right there. the investigation is still ongoing. eight hours after this deadly shooting happened. well, the single car crash happened down the road around 4:00 this morning. deputies were called to the scene to what app
on the fiscal cliff. a nor'easter bears down on shores ravaged by sandy. ben tracy is there. we'll have the forecast. >> i don't know if we can mentally handle another storm. >> pelley: and one secret to the president's success was the changing face of america. anna werner on the new voters who helped push him over the top. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. this is a special one-hour edition. $6 billion was spent on political campaigns and when they were over nothing much changed. republicans will still control the house, democrats the senate, and barack obama will still be president. this was the scene tonight as the president and the first family returned from chicago aboard air force one. they landed at joint base andrews right outside washington, d.c we will have a look at what you can expect from washington many the future, but first the latest returns. we still can't project a winner the presidential contest in florida, but even without florida mr. obama has 303 electoral votes-- well over the 270 needed for vict
water, a new storm batters the northeast, slowing the recovery from superstorm sandy. >> it's back to work tor president obama. he and congressional leaders promise to work together to prevent a budget crisis but wall street isn't buying it. >> how looking in mirror could provide clues to your risk for heart sease. >> but with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. . >> second storm made your life miserable. >> new misery for the northeast as a post-sandy storm slams the region. >> 60 mile-per-hour winds, wintry mix coastal flooding. >> causing 100,000 new power outages. >> it gets frustrated. it eats away from you. finally you see the light at the end of the tunnel and now we're starting all over again. >> finally got that forecast that i got last night i'm waiting for the locusts and pestilence next. >> worries about the fiscal cliff are affecting stocks around the world. >> president obama telephoned top congressional leaders urging more bipartisan cooperation. >> mr. president, this is your moment. we're ready to be led. not as democrats or republicans, but as america
polls open especially overnight. while the effects of superstorm sandy affect the vote in many areas, millions remain in the dark and cold without power as a new storm bears down on the northeast. this is the cbs morning news for tuesday, november 6th, 2012. good morning, everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrelle brown. the first ballots of election day 2012 have been cast. at least 120 million americans are expected to vote today in an election driven by record spending and even now, the outcome is up in the air. looking at the last gallup daily tracking poll of likely voters, president obama and mitt romney are separated by just one percentage point, a virtual tie. we have two reports this morning. randall pinkston is covering the romney campaign in boston. we begin with bigad shaban. >> reporter: president obama is spending election day in chicago. he cast his ballot there during early voting almost two weeks ago. the president wrapped up his campaign in des moines last night, just steps away from his iowa headquarters during his first presidential bid in 2008. >> are you fired
with this amount of gas. >> parts of new york rationing gas in the wake of superstorm sandy. extreme weather is here to change. climate change is a reality. >> the judge sentenced jared loughner to life in sentencing in a mass shooting. >> it was intense when he walked in the room. gabby said for her the biggest emotion was sadness. >> seven navy s.e.a.l.s have been punished for disclosing classified information to the maker of a video game. >> a deer crashed into a plate glass window. >> what did you do to make the deer angry? >> maybe our hours weren't long enough. >> all that -- >> do you see anything in porn that attracts you at all? >> no, pat. >> -- and all that matters. >> the president was speaking to campaign workers and got very emotional. >> i'm very proud of all of you and -- >> cbs "this morning." >> some changes are expected in the obama administration. secretary of state hillary clinton is likely to step down. when he heard about it bill clinton said that's great give he had a heads up when she's on her way home. >>> welcome to cbs "this morning." norah o'donnell is off. we'll
of time in new jersey dealing with the response to hurricane sandy. 41% of the voters we talked to said that was an important factor in how they cast their vote. most people had already made up their minds. only 8% told us that they made up their minds in the last few days. 11% said they made up their minds in october. but fully almost 80%, scott, they had decided who to vote for before that. >> pelley: anthony, thanks very much. let's bring in our chief washington correspondent and anchor of "face the nation" bob schieffer and the coanchor of cbs "this morning," norah o'donnell. bob, too close to call? what do you think? >> i tell you, scott, what i draw from this first wave of exit polls it just underlines why the election has been so hard to figure out as it has from the beginning. the data is simply contradictory. for example, our exit polling has some good news for the president. 43% believe the president's policies favor the middle-class. 52% believe governor romney's policies favor the rich. yet 53% believe the federal government is doing too much while only 41% believe it should
to hit new york and new jersey which are still trying to recover from hurricane sandy. some of the victims of that storm will vote tomorrow at temporary polling stations. bob schieffer is our chief washington correspondent and anchor of "face the nation." bob, what are you looking for this this tight race tomorrow? >> well, i'll tell you, scott, we talked to the top people in both campaigns today and this may come as a surprise but both sides are flat out predicting not just wins but big wins. the obama people say they feel good about the early voting in most of the key battleground states. they feel very good about iowa and nevada. they think they're ahead by a little there florida. and they may be right. but republicans tend to do better at getting their voters out on election day, so they can turn all that around and the romney people are arguing that the enthusiasm and the intensity they're seeing at their rallies will make that happen. i have to say, when you clear away all the spin, it is coming down to one thing: turnout. which side gets their voters to the polls tomo
. a tree crashed into his home during superstorm sandy forcing out him and his family and he's hoping what he's learning trying to rebuild will help others. >> reporter: i'm learning a lot about how to come back after a huge tree nearly destroyed my home and i'm hoping what i've learned is going to help some other people. a week ago i lived in a forest of tulip poplars, but all around the neighborhood now the chainsaws are buzzing, the cranes are lifting the logs out of people's backyards. my neighbors are all scared that what happened to me might happen to them. so they're taking out this tree now. later in the afternoon this one will come down. luckily my wife had decided to ride out the storm down in the basement because this was my bedroom. this crisis has convinced me that my friends and neighbors are the best ever. they helped me move into this house just a few blocks away. my wife and my kids and i are all thinking that this sunroom is going to be a really nice place to spend the winter. in bethesda, bruce leshan, 9 news now. >> we will keep checking in with bruce as he rebuilts hi
of hurricane sandy. >>> local crews tapped to help in sandy's aftermath started coming back hem today. virginia's task force one based in chantilly arrived at their home base just before noon and maryland's equivalent came home hours later. they helped in new york and new jersey with recovery efforts. >>> we're putting our money where you like it to help with sandy relief. just log on to facebook and like our wusa9 facebook page. we are donating $1 to the american red cross for every like our page gets. anita. >>> you got to hand it to storm victims in new jersey and new york, many with no power for more than a week now but today they still came out to vote. in the rock away section of new york city they brought in generators to power up makeshift polling spots. voters have been streaming in all day long. folks in hard hit parts of new jersey have been told they can vote by e-mail or fax. >>> still ahead, dualing campaigns -- dueling campaigns and dualing planes, to the presidential candidates' election night headquarters coming up. >>> candidates bought time on television stations like ours fo
on campaign 2012. >>> on now to the continuing aftermath of super storm sandy. where victims in the heavily damaged parts in the northeast are keeping their eyes on the storm. a week after sandy, more than a million people in new york and new jersey are still in the dark tonight. there are gas shortages, mass transit problems and gridlocked traffic and the residents are just trying to get on with their lives. at least 110 people have died. and 40,000 in new york city are now homeless all as a result of sandy. >> meantime folks right here are continuing their part to help victims of the hurricane. in virginia, hundreds of aol employees loaded up an 18 wheeler with food, water and other socials. and fairfax, virginia, about 150 volunteers were putting together 10,000 ready to eat meals. >> i really believe that, you know, bringing the community together like this, we can change the world with little acts of generosity like this. >> the meals from that food drive will soon be sent to the salvation army in new york. >>> now we're talking redskins. if you thought these first 9 weeks were rough,
are predicted. >>> one week after superstorm sandy, hundreds of residents in krisfield, maryland are still without a permanent home. 126 units the summer's cove apartments were evacuated and flooded there. that means 168 people are in temporary housing. officials say chrisfield was hit harder than any place else in the state. the residents are now at a local community center. >>> residents in western maryland are without power. 2 1/2 feet of snow was a big factor there. more than 2200 homes and businesses are still in the dark after the superstorm. potomac ed sane says they expect -- edison says they expect everyone to have their power back at sometime today. >>> the department is working with the state of new york and local food banks to distribute 1.1 million pounds of food to victims in new york. the usda provided a similar donation to victims in new jersey as well. the department has approved requests from connecticut, maryland, new york, rhode island and virginia to reimburse food stamp recipients in certain counties for food lost in the storm. >>> and many of our neighbors are ste
live to the key battleground states. >>> and how will superstorm sandy affect the election as new york and new jersey brace for another big storm tomorrow? >> but we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> we're one day away if a fresh start. one day away from the first day of a new beginning. >> it all comes down to you. it's out of my hands now. it's in yours. all of it depends on what you do. >> polls open as america picks a president. >> new hampshire. the first in the nation to cast their ballots. >> this has never happened before in dixville. we have a tie. >> this race is close. >> ohio is the battleground of all the battleground states. >> it's coming down to one thing, turnout. which side gets their voters to the polls. >> all of a sudden, pennsylvania. mitt romney on election day will visit pittsburgh. >> you see pennsylvania turning red, it's over. >> we're not taking anything for granted. pennsylvania has tightened, absolutely. >> if you have a single working class female suburban undecided voter in your home, cover her with plywoo
edelstein reviews the new film about abraham lincoln. child survivors of sandy tell steve hartman the lessons they learned and more. but first the headlines for this sunday morning, the fourth of november, 2012. it's been seven days since super storm sandy made land fall along the northeast coast. some areas of the region, life is getting back to normal. but as correspondent ben tracy reports, many people still lack electric power and are in desperate need of fuel and other necessities. >> reporter: in northern new jersey, gas is being rationed. even number licensed plates one day; odd, the next. heavy lifting along the jersey shore in bellmar where they are cleaning up and pumping flood waters back into the atlantic. on new york's statten island, anger is growing. despite the controversial cancellation late friday of the new york city marathon which was set for today. >> there are other things that are more pressing than a marathon. >> everybody is forgetting about us. >> reporter: 90% of the new york subway system is expected to be running today. and lights are on in most of man
a strong first debate he wasn't able to keep the momentum going. then came hurricane sandy that took the focus off romney in the final week of the campaign. romney had expected to win. earlier in the day he told reporters he had written only one speech, a victory speech. >> it's about 1,118 words, and i'm sure it will change before i'm finished because i haven't passed it around to my family and friends and advisers to get their reaction. >> reporter: but in the end he delivered a concession speech, lasting just five minutes. >> i so wish that i had been able to fulfill your hopes to lead the country in a different direction, but the nation chose another leader, and so ann and i join with you to earnestly pray for him and for this great nation. thank you and god bless america. >> reporter: you could see the sadness in romney as he gave that speech last night. it was a hard-fought campaign and as you said he didn't leave anything on the table. not only was it the end of the campaign after those 17 months on the campaign trail, it also is most likely the end of romney's political life,
storm sandy. >> as we're going through the reconstruction and rebuilding, we have to find ways to build this city back stronger and better than ever before. >> new york city, no electricity, no lights, millions in the dark, fires, subways flooded, ruined rampant, many deaths. >> people work in the subway system, in the construction industry in this state have said they've never seen damage like this, so it's a new reality for us, and i think it's one that we're going to have to deal with. >> besides new york, new jersey was a victim of the disaster. governor chris christie reviewed the situation at the shoreline, president obama at his side. >> we are here for you, and we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure that you get all the help you need until you've rebuilt. >> later, at a news conference, the governor gave his report. >> the president of the united states and i have had six conversations since sunday. that shows a level of caring and concern and interest that i think a leader should be giving to this type of situation. so today, in fact, reed asked me this after i got
an incredibly close race. there also have been plenty of problems with early voting this year. hurricane sandy forced some last minute scrambling along the east coast. there are already concerns of ballots being destroyed or possibly even going missing. in virginia early voting was delayed, and in florida voters waited in long lines, as long as four hours in the sun. now we're back here at the election wall. in 30 minutes we're going to go inside the dream act, what maryland voters need to know as they head to the polls today. andrea and mike, back to you. >> thank you, jessica. >>> in virginia the polls are now open and they'll be open until 7:00 p.m. in maryland and the district the polls will open at 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. you can learn more about all the local candidates and ballot questions at wusa9.com. click on campaign 2012. and be sure to join us tonight for complete coverage of all the races. >>> coming up will the hispanic vote surprise america on election day? heavily courted by both presidential candidates. when we return, we'll take a look at how the latino vote has become a
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a million people still without power in the northeast, a week after superstorm sandy hit. >> but provisions are being made to help those storm victims get to the polls today. that story coming up. we'll be right back. >>> 5:41 on this tuesday morning. a cold morning. we've got freeze warnings in effect until 9:00 so the growing season ending, temps in the teens, 20s and 30s. today you'll want the jacket and certainly the gloves this morning. looking at the day planner, sun mixed in with high clouds at times. noon temp 36. i'm forecasting a high of 49 and by 6:00 mostly cloudy and 44 degrees. i'll be back in just a few minutes talking about the sphoaflt. got a nor'easter and a warmup both headed our way. monica. >>reporter: an accident, a truck involved and a diesel fuel spill since 4:30 this morning, still shuts down the prince william parkway at balls ford road. we've been on the phone with authorities there and they tell us there's entrapment involved and that's going to be a while before they can reopen the road. keep that in mind for your travel plans and i'll have details throughout t
. >> looks like a weather zone. >> two weeks after superstorm sandy, thousands are facing another day without power. >> 70% of the city is flood. >> the crews are at it. contact between jeff gordon and clint bowyer. >> all that -- >> not a great night offensively for the chicago bears. >> for the first time in four years an nfl game has ended in a tie. >> -- and all that matters. >> on this day we thank all of our veterans for reminding why america is and always will be the greatest nation on earth. >> -- on cbs "this morning." >> many people are saying off the record this feels a little homeland. >> welcome to cbs "this morning" as america celebrates the official veterans day holiday. one veteran in particular is at the center of a growing scandal in washington. this morning we'll have more on the resignation of cia director david petraeus. >> the retired army general admits he was having an extramarital fair happen his resignation happened so fast and unexpectedly one senator said it was like a lightning bolt. >> reporter: good morning. sources say the sudden downfall of cia director david
after hurricane sandy, still no power in that area. >> i wanted to vote. it was too much -- too involved in it not to find out where to vote and get out there. >> it's good to vote because it will make a difference. you know, and the way things are right now, it's good to vote. >> now buss are being sent out to pick up the voters in the nearby breezy point area where more than 100 poems burned to the ground -- homes burned to the ground last week. new york's also letting people displaced by sandy to vote at any polling site they can manage to get to. >>> well, virginia based rescuers returned home from water weary new jersey communities today. and they were greeted as heroes. scott broom is in chantilly where fairfax county, virginia's task force one is based. >> reporter: these are rescuers who have been around the world. haiti, indonesia, japan. but superstorm sandy brought disaster close to home. off the buss and into the arms of families who have not seen them for ten days. 80 members of virginia task force one came home. >> i was so happy. >> we're really glad to have him home. >> i
into darkness have the race? we've got the latest on hurricane sandy damage,en and this we'll turn to the best of the best political remembers, analysts and race watchers to give us their take on the presidential race. we'll start with peggy noonan of the "wall street journal." dee dee myers of "vanity fair." richard lowry of the "national review." harvard university's david gergen. and our own john dickerson. then we'll talk to stu rothenberg of the stu rothenbe rothenberg political reports. allen stanford of the university of virginia center for politics, democratic pollster anna greenberg, and republican analyst leslie sanchez of the impacto group. and our own cbs news elections director anthony salvanto. we're coming to the end of the campaign 2012, and we've got it all on "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news in washington, "face the nation" with bob schieffer. >> schieffer: good morning, again. most of the country is looking forward to election day, or at the least, looking forward to the campaign being over. but in large parts of the northeast, it is still the aft
's getting an update from local officials on superstorm sandy's recovery efforts and the cities most outer burro. randall pinkston talked to staten island residents about the visit. >> reporter: rudy is glad the president is looking at the damage. some relates say fema and private groups have not done enough to get them back on their feet. more than two weeks since the storm, thousands who have homes remain without power and heat. >> everything thinks they're going to be first in line. there's people who need assistance a lot faster than others, eventually they're going o to get to everybody. >> i'm just about this far from the ceiling fan. >> reporter: bob and maxsine road the storm on a foam mattress. they are satisfied with the government's response so far. >> i think it was slow at first. i think once everything kicked in, you know, it was overwhelming. >> reporter: 47,000 new yorkers have applied for housing help, the displaced residents are frustrated and exhausted. they want fema to act faster. >> i see e them takeing publics but i don't -- applications but i don't see anyone gettin
. certainly we'll see winds later tonight and tomorrow, but just like sandy we are very lucky in terms of where we are as opposed to being in new jersey or new york. we have a live shot for you. it's snowing to beat the band up in new york at rockaway. we're looking at several inches by the water, but you move inland, there's 3, 4 inches on the ground in northern new jersey, interior connecticut anwe have a live shot of manhattan. it's snowing in new york, wind gust of 35 in laguardia and a wind gust of 43 in islip, nothing like what we saw with the superstorm, but wow, this is really insult to injury. in terms of not having heat or electricity, this is not what you want. you can see the snow in all of new york, connecticut and new jersey, a little mix showing up on the dell marv. we just have rain. we'll -- delmarva. we just have rain. that may mix with or change to snow briefly late tonight before everything pulls away, winds gusting to 26 miles per hour in annapolis. we could see winds gusting 25 to 30 miles per hour both tonight and tomorrow for us. so light rain or snow east tonig
aired this video last week and we are airing it again. in the wake of hurricane sandy, republican governor chris christie, whose state of new jersey was ravaged by the storm took this question from fox. >> reporter: is there any possibility governor romney may go to new jersey to tour some of the damage with you? >> i have no idea, nor am i the least bit concerned or interested. >> now look at this photo of whom governor christie did tour the damage with. president obama. now here's christie on obama's win over romney. time and effort traordinarily into the mitt romney campaign. >> did governor romney, mort, commit a huge mistake by not going to the storm ravaged new jersey coast, joining governor christie and president obama, who were both on the scene? was it a telling mistake? because it was all over the news, night after night as after night for the week preceding the election. >> that's right. it was a mistake in retrospect. but the real mistake romney made was the way he handled chris christie when he was picking a vice presidential partner and christie was extremely alienat
will also face manslaughter charges. >>> victims of super storm sandy are hoping president obama's visit to new york city today will help spark some progress in the rebuild. the president got a first-hand look at the damage in places like staten island, where some frustrated residence say they need fema to act faster. the agency has about $8 billion available, and they are expected to ask congress for even more. >>> and topper is out on the weather terrace with a look at our forecast. top, it's a cool night. >> it is a cool night. i have added a sprinkle to the forecast south and east of town. not a huge deal. let's start with temperatures. the clouds are doing us a favor keeping temps up somewhat. 47 downtown, 47 at gaithersburg. 43 in leesburg and manassas and 36 up in frederick. satellite picture of the radar combined. watch this precipitation down through richmond, trying to take a turn to the north. most of it will go out to sea tonight and we will have a nice day tomorrow. but right now we're going to say a slight chance of a sprinkle south and east, otherwise mostly cloudy, lows i
on recovery efforts in an area that took one of the hardest hits from have storm -- from superstorm sandy. >>> here's who's celebrating a birthday today. the first reality tv judge joseph wapner is 93. he won seven emmys. actor ed asner is 83. you new him from law and order actor sam watterton -- waterston is 72. k. eubanks is 55. j.l. miller is 40. s. woodley turns 21. if it's your birthday today, have a good birthday. we'll be right back. >>> hello. welcome back to 9news now. it's 5:45 the we're closer to the weekend but not close enough and we're not warming up too much either. >> a little bit. looks like it will be mainly dry. i think it will be mainly dry around here and most ever the region through -- of the region through thanksgiving eve. >> we have a huge game on saturday. the navy game. a lot of the cub scouts are going. we'll take a tour of the campus. >> i think it's going to be mid- 50s for you. >> sunday the skins are home. >> a few more clouds and low 50s for that. that's better than we were thinking a few days ago when we thought it might be rainy and raw. the bus stop for
with this nor'easter could gust 50 miles an hour. not good for the recovery efforts after sandy. 43 today. some afternoon rain snow and that mix. and tonight we're dropping into the 30s i think ending the snow but really little if any accumulation. 51 tomorrow. 59 on friday. tomorrow is going to be a green day. not yellow. and then the weekend, we turn much warmer. monika over to you. >>> and i'm happy to say that fingers crossed we're still looking great out on the roadways. we really don't have much in terms of delays. and no major incidents one accident though on the northbound side of route 210 at fort washington road. that one just in. i don't have any lane information for you yet. but as soon as that information comes in i will give you to. no problems own that out of brandy wine on route 5 looking good on the beltway to oxon hill and the wilson bridge. inside the beltway 295 incident- free to the 11th street bridge. a live look outside and show you what it looks like first on the inbody side of i-66 out here in virginia looking good coming from the west. no problems out of manassas into
then is, was this about the president's performance in dealing with hurricane sandy. there was a lot of speculation how this may have changed the race. governor romney was making a pitch saying i am bipartisan guy that can get things done. the storm came along, president was able to show that he could be effective and how in working with republican governor of new jersey will have to do a little more reporting but for that 9% that may have played a little bit of a role. scott john, thank you. norah, do you think sandy was a helpful octor surprise for the president? >> it appears based on some of the data that it may have been. once number of republicans hear that they're going to be angry at new jersey governor chris christie who some felt helped the president. other people said, these guys were doing their job for a lot of people who were really hurting, who lost their homes, lost their electricity for many people who died as a result of hurricane sandy. chris christie was effusive in his praise of the president. one point even praising the president for calling him and putting bru
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